Igbaras - Iloilo Destinations


Igbaras is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Iloilo, located about 39.9 kilometers from the province's capital. Igbaras is a quiet and serene town with a number of captivating tourist spots including waterfalls, caves, and mountain ranges.

Nadsadjan falls is a 100-ft high waterfalls falling in different pools of different sizes. Its cool and fresh Prussians blue waters attract foreign and local tourists every year. From Barangay Passi, visitors may experience adventures trekking along the Igbolo Creek to reach the place. The one and a half-kilometer walk include rock hopping and climbing. Transportation from Poblacion to Barangay Passi is available twice daily. Other waterfalls worth visiting in Igbaras are Sampanan Falls, Timapok falls, Guiritsan Falls, and Lagsakan Falls in Barangay Igcabugao.

Mount Napulak, with the elevation of 1,200 feet above sea level, is the highest mountain in Igbaras. It is shaped like a woman's breast with a massive rock formation emblazoned on top. The eye-catching view of Iloilo Province and Antique is a good respite especially during sunset and the vivid beauty of the peak of Mt. Kanlaon in Negros Occidental fills the sight of the early sunrise. It is one of the few mountains in the country which one can have a 360° view on its peak.

A three-hour walk from Barangay Passi you will find Igcabugao Cave, 14 kilometers from the poblacion of Barangay Igcabugao. To reach the cave, you will experience mountain climbing and pass by the cool and clear waters of Igbolo Creek. Inside the cave are underground basins and sparkling stalactite and stalagmite formations.

Another cave popular to tourists is the Passi Cave located more or less one kilometer from Barangay Passi proper trailing along Tangyan River. Also known as the "bat cave" of Igbaras, different kinds and sizes of bats are present in the cave. The cave has a great deposit of guano, a first class organic fertilizer.

A popular family festival, the Tangyan Festival is celebrated every 2nd week of May where the town unites in recognizing the role of the river in their lives’ past, present and in the future. Many people, as far as its rural barangays stream in to take part in the celebration as community groups set up booths to share information and sell food, crafts and other merchandise. The festival is dedicated to the preservation, protection and sharing of the cultural heritages of the town of Igbaras. It is the time to be thankful for the Tangyan river, that the people depend upon for livelihood and economic development.




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